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Apple shop layouts – an evolution in the protection of brands

Brand names and logos are not the only things a trademark protects. Cadbury trademarked the shade of purple associated with the brand, and Coca-Cola trademarked its iconic Coca-Cola bottle. Meanwhile, Apple Inc., known for its revolutionary gadgets and out of the box ideas, has gone a step further, by successfully securing trademarks for its retail store design after a three-year-long battle. The news has attracted a lot of attention despite not being

By |2022-01-18T23:34:49+00:00January 18th, 2022|IP Unplugged|0 Comments

The Supreme Court restores Limitation Extension & excludes Period From 15.03.2020 to 28.02.2022 From Limitation

The Supreme Court restores Limitation Extension & excludes Period From 15.03.2020 to 28.02.2022 From Limitation Recently, a Miscellaneous Application was filed by the Supreme Court Advocates­ on ­Record Association in the context of the spread of the new variant of the COVID­19 and the drastic surge in the number of COVID cases across the

By |2022-01-15T10:12:38+00:00January 15th, 2022|IP Unplugged|0 Comments


Social media being a platform to share information, ideas, personal messages, and other content has evolved over time by virtue of the human instinct to communicate. In the recent times, it has become a necessity in one’s life, as social media grew from direct electronic information exchange platform, to virtual gathering place, to a

By |2022-01-02T14:09:50+00:00January 2nd, 2022|IP Unplugged|0 Comments

Protecting brands and trademarks on the internet

Before the age of the internet, businesses used to flourish using conventional methods of sales such as in-store sales and customers shopping through catalogues where paper was the main mode of communication. Trade over the internet was comparatively new and an alien concept. Nowadays, especially with the ongoing pandemic, and increasing use of E-commerce

By |2021-11-05T08:46:33+00:00November 5th, 2021|IP Unplugged|0 Comments

Supreme Court to recall limitation period

Supreme Court to recall limitation period The Supreme Court announced on   23 September 2021, that it would be recalling its earlier Suo motu Order of April 2021 that extended the limitation period in proceedings before Courts/Tribunals in the Country. This Order was brought into effect to obviate difficulties faced by lawyers and litigants due

By |2021-09-24T16:49:47+00:00September 24th, 2021|IP Unplugged|0 Comments

Patent News – Update – September 23rd 2021

The Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2021 have been published by the Patent Office on September 23, 2021. The Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2021, has included “educational institutions” as a new category of  beneficiary who will be considered at par with a natural person, start-up, and small entity in respect of the  fees to be paid and

By |2021-09-23T14:46:23+00:00September 23rd, 2021|IP Unplugged|0 Comments

Egg of the Sun

Six canines roaming in search of unfamiliar scents and trained to take down the intruder. Four guards assigned to each corner patrolling all night keeping a close watch inside the tall walls separating it from the outer world. Sankalp Singh Parihar did everything to protect his treasure “The Egg of Sun”. Not a

By |2021-07-27T12:37:46+00:00July 27th, 2021|IP Unplugged|0 Comments